Skilled medical services are suitable for patients whose activities of daily living cannot be adequately provided for in a home setting. These patients are medically stable, but may have a limited capacity for therapies. Patients may also require skilled medical services as a result of a debilitating state either due to surgical intervention, a prolonged acute illness or chronic disease.
Skilled Medical Services
Comprehensive wound care services are suitable for patients who have wounds as a result of surgical intervention, trauma, disease process or unrelieved pressure. Wound care management techniques include local surgical and non-surgical procedures, nutritional support, prevention protocols, systematic distribution of antibiotic or other medicine, and the completion of a standardized wound treatment plan developed from researched best practice protocols which have demonstrated optimum healing.
Infusion therapies - benefit patients suffering from dehydration, digestive disorders, nutritional deficiencies, infections, cardiac disorders, diabetes, cancer or renal failure. Infusion therapy services include the intravenous administration of antibiotics, maintenance of intravenous lines, pain management and parenteral nutrition.
Cardiac recovery services - including post-cardiac surgery and cardiac arrest recuperative care.
Renal disease services - benefit patients suffering from acute or chronic kidney disorders. These services may include hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis.
Post-intervention cancer services - benefit patients who have disorders of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum or small/large intestine, with or without surgery.